Following our premiere of the music video for their brilliant new single Ice Cream Man, we got back in touch with Sam and the Womp to find out a little bit more about them, and get them to let our readers in on 15 things they'd like all fans - old and new - to know about them! Read on to see what they had to reveal...

Sam and the Womp are back with latest single Ice Cream Man

Sam and the Womp are back with latest single Ice Cream Man

  1. Our first gig was under the name Qdos in Camden in 2009! 
  2. Bloom started off with the band as a dancing banana and even had her own fan club!
  3. Bom Bom was initially released as a live instrumental in 2010, 2 years before it topped the charts! It was first played on BBC radio 3 !
  4. Sam's cousin Daniel Griffiths is part of the band and has been producing music with us for the last 4 years.
  5. Bloom played all the festivals last year pregnant and even performed the day before giving birth! 
  6. We have played Glastonbury twice and are hoping to play again next year
  7. We have an amazing Ice Cream Man remix out on 31st August by the Dub master Jstar
  8. Bloom is hard at work on her solo album - 1st single coming out this Autumn 
  9. The Womp is not a person! It's the sound the bass makes! 
  10. We once played a gig along side Dizzee Rascal at Wembley Arena to 10,000 kids screaming the lyrics to Bom Bom at us.. that was amazing!
  11. We love playing gigs as a fully live band with massive brass and rhythm section 
  12. Sam started playing trumpet when he was 8
  13. We never wear matching socks & Bloom wore sandles and socks way before it became cool! 
  14. Sam once played 13 gigs at 1 festival.
  15. We made the Ice Cream Man video ourselves at home!

Sam and the Womp's new single Ice Cream Man is out now! Check out the music video for the track below:


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